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ne roh

  • n  a narrow strait connecting two bodies of water
  • v  make or become more narrow or restricted
    The selection was narrowed
    The road narrowed
  • v  define clearly
    I cannot narrow down the rules for this game
  • v  become more focus on an area of activity or field of study
  • v  become tight or as if tight
  • a  not wide
    a narrow bridge
    a narrow line across the page
  • s  limited in size or scope
    the narrow sense of a word
  • a  lacking tolerance or flexibility or breadth of view
    a brilliant but narrow-minded judge
    narrow opinions
  • a  very limited in degree
    won by a narrow margin
    a narrow escape
  • s  characterized by painstaking care and detailed examination
    a narrow scrutiny

  • The caves faced a narrow valley that twisted its way through mountain ridges that seem to overlap as they rise toward the White Mountains.
  • He decided to lay narrow-gauge tracks, reasoning that that would be the only practical means of scaling the Rockies.
  • The streets would be narrow and end in cul-de-sacs.
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  • Daniel in The Associated Press
    The gaps have narrowed,said Daniel Shapiro, senior Middle East director at the National Security Council, told reporters on Friday. "And we believe there are opportunities to further narrow those gaps, to allow the sides to take that next...
  • President Bush in Bay News 9
    Unfortunately, the measure was defeated by a narrow margin,President Bush said in a brief televised address at the White House. "I'm disappointed by the outcome, but I assure our citizens, and citizens around the world, that this is not...

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